Manage your Maps activity

If you have Web & App Activity turned on, Google Maps saves activities to your account to give you more personalized experiences in all Google services. This includes things like:

  • Searching for things in Maps
  • Getting directions to or from a place
  • Viewing a place after selecting it
  • Sharing a Maps link to a place
  • Calling a place from Maps

View & delete items from your Maps activity

  1. On your Android device, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Sign in to your account.
  3. Tap your profile picture or initial Account circle and then Your data in Maps and then Web & App Activity: See & delete activity.
  4. To delete individual items: Next to the entries you want to delete, tap Remove Remove.
  5. To delete a group of items: On the right, tap Delete.
    • To delete today’s activity: Select Delete today.
    • To delete by date:
      1. Select Delete custom range.
      2. Choose the dates you want to delete, tap Next.
      3. Tap Delete to confirm.
    • To delete all your activity: Select Delete all time. Tap Delete to confirm.

View & delete your Maps activity for a place

  1. On your Android device, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Sign in to your account.
  3. Search for the place and tap on it to view the place overview.
  4. Scroll to Your visits and Maps activity and tap it.
    • If you have visited the place with Location History turned on, you might see details about your last visit like "You visited last week.” Then, you can tap to show “Manage visits and Maps activity.”
  5. To delete activity related to that place, next to “Recent Maps activity,” tap Delete.
    • To check all your Maps activity and Web & App Activity for other Google services, go to My Activity.
    • If you have visits saved, you can also remove those.

Your Maps activity for this place, including older and more recent activity, will be deleted.

How your activity is deleted

When you choose to delete activity manually or activity is deleted automatically based on your auto-delete setting, we immediately start the process of removing it from the product and our systems.

First, we aim to immediately remove it from view and the data may no longer be used to personalize your Google experience.

We then begin a process designed to safely and completely delete the data from our storage systems.

Along with helping you delete data manually or automatically, Google may delete some types of activity sooner when it’s no longer useful to improve your experience.

For limited purposes, like business or legal requirements, Google may retain certain types of data for an extended period of time.

Deleting your Maps activity won’t affect things like:

  • Visits from your Location History
  • Other Web & App Activity, such as related searches or website clicks
  • Saved lists or labels you added
  • Reviews, photos, edits, or feedback reports you submitted
  • Other Maps data not associated with your account

Related resources

Was this helpful?

How can we improve it?
Clear search
Close search
Google apps
Main menu